As the company’s Chief Publicity Officer, Jake brings impressive ability to attract crowds. Jake also helps the company in complex negotiations where he can dominate and smother the opposing party. Our company’s success can, in large part, be attributed to Jake’s charismatic personality, charm, cool-headedness under pressure, uncanny perceptiveness, and outstanding sense of humor. We owe it all to Jake.
Technology Entrepreneur, President & CEO of InvenSense (Acquired by TDK for $1.3 Billion in 2017). Former E.V.P & GM of NetLogic Microsystems (Acquired by Broadcom for $3.7B), President & CEO of RMI Corp, (acquired by NetLogic) . Former SVP & GM of Qualcomm CDMA Technology, VP & GM at Motorola. Board member at several private companies, as well as academic & non-profits including EvoNexus & Georgia Tech. Behrooz came to iBBQ as a customer & recognizing the company’s potential, agreed to contribute his expertise by joining iBBQ’s advisory board.
Andy Jedynak is a seasoned venture-backed high growth CEO, with extensive board and operational experience. As a product, media, and marketing expert, he has led the growth of large scale digital media, SaaS, IoT, mobile and app businesses in both the B2C and B2B sectors. He is currently President & CEO of ClientPoint, a top rated global business software offering. Andy began his business career at NBC/GE, after completing a successful career as a pro basketball player in Europe.
Bendicht brings 30+ years of international business and deal making experience to iBBQ. He is Founder Prinicipal of EcoCharco, a large-scale reforestation project in the Yucatan Peninsula of Mexico. Other than iBBQ, Inc., Bendicht sits on the board of a number of companies including Boomwriter Media. He holds a Public Accounting degree from the University of Zurich.
Maggie brings twenty years of Consumer Products and Industrial experience across manufacturing, dealer distribution, digital enablement, retail point-of-sale and consumer financing. She has held a variety of executive commercial and operations roles within GE Appliances and Haier Group, promoting the growth of finished goods and aftermarket parts in support of well-known kitchen brands including GE Profile, Monogram, Fisher & Paykel and DCS Outdoor.
Karim was the creative director of Atlantis Advertising, an agency that catered to NYC’s Seventh Avenue clientele. Founded and ran a fashion forward line of women’s clothing that sold in major department stores in the United States and Japan. Successfully ran Synergistic Investments, a limited partnership hedge fund.
Recognizing the Angara table’s market potential, negotiated the global rights from Cole Henley, the original creators of the social grilling table in the UK and successfully moved manufacturing to the U.S. and at the same time improved the product’s original design. Also acquired the ibbq.com domain and trademarked the term, Social Grilling.
David has served as an advisor and board member for a number of startups and multinationals advising on strategy, supply chain and operations strategy, inventory and production management. Professor and Former Dean, University of San Diego School of Business David was a Professor at the Tuck School, Dartmouth College for 21 years, David has a Ph.D. from the The Wharton School of Business.
A seasoned veteran with 25+ years of executive leadership in operations, manufacturing, and engineering. Ray is a certified six-sigma black belt engineer with several awards and patents. He served 8 years as the Div. President of 3 major commercial appliance brands: Jade Range, Beech Ovens, and Viking Commercial Ranges. Prior to that, he served as the VP of Operations and Engineering for Southbend Range Company and the Sr. Resident Engineer for Whirlpool Corp.